I am a highly trained researcher and analyst, with 10-years’ experience conducting research and teaching postgraduate-students in a university-environment. I have demonstrated expertise in the politics of the global economy, global finance, Islamic finance and economic governance. I also have research interest in the international relations of East Asia. 

I received my doctoral degree from the Department of International Relations in the College of Asia & the Pacific at The Australian National University. I previously studied at the University of Oxford where I obtained an M.Phil. in International Relations; and the London School of Economics and Political Science, finishing with a B.Sc. in Economics (First Class).

I am author of Financial Crisis and Institutional Change in East Asia, published by Palgrave Macmillan in July 2012. I have also written research articles published in New Political EconomyJournal of the Asia Pacific Economy and New Political Economy, as well as several commentary pieces. 

I have extensive experience teaching at the postgraduate level at the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University and Macquarie University, where I convened and lectured the following subjects:

  • International Political Economy
  • Trade Policy, Politics and Governance
  • International Relations of East Asia
  • International Relations Theory
  • Development and Change